about me

 

irene2012_chicagoIréne Sahlin
b.1972 in Östersund, living in Gavle, Sweden.
Started off at an early age with writing poetry and singing, later shifting into composing song lyrics and music. In 1991 her musical interest developed in a more serious direction, expressed primarily in music composition, but also in collaborations with other musicians in various projects.
In 2002 she started to dedicate herself to electroacoustic music and sound art, and two years later giving birth to the electronic-experimental duo Moneeo. Play’s the keyboard and our own invented & built instruments in concerts and performances with Moneeo.Focused both on electroacoustic composition and Beatbased Cinematronic Soundscapes with Moneeo. Her eam pieces have been performed in Cuba, France, Romania, Turkey, Greece, Venezuela, USA and around Sweden. Eam/composition studies 2002­​-2009 at the Institute for digital arts (IDKA) in Gavle. Compositiontools & instrumentbuilding 2011 & 2012 at STEIM in Amsterdam. Member of SEAMS (Society for Electro Acoustic Music in Sweden), ISCM, STIM, FST; Society of Swedish Composers.
Besides the music, she also do photo/film assignments.

 

Awards and culture Grants:

FST, Föreningen Svenska Tonsättares Stipendium 2014
Gävle Kommuns Kulturpristagare 2013
FST, Föreningen Svenska Tonsättares Stipendium 2012
Konstnärsnämnden, Internationellt kulturutbyte 2011
Konstnärsnämnden, Arbetsstipendie 2010
Konstnärsnämnden, Arbetsstipendie 2009
Gävle Kommuns Kulturstipendie 2009
Svensk Musik, Resestipendie 2008
Gunvor Göranssons Kulturstiftelse 2008
Gunvor Göranssons Kulturstiftelse 2007

Recordings:

Mimer Ver 06.05 single digital (three tracks) – Moneeo, FANKY. iTunes Store 24 jan 2012, Spotify feb 2012
MoneeoTronic – Moneeo, FANKY. 19 maj 2011
Beyond the Bridge – IDKA 10 år, Jubileumsbox idka01 2009
In your waitingroom – IDKA 24 timmar – fonogram; Nutida Musik 2/2006